Our Mission is to partner with Kootenai County citizens to administer a fair, consistent code compliance program which promotes voluntary compliance and serves to protect natural resources, enhance property values while maintaining a safe, desirable living and working environment.
To foster a community where all properties and natural resources are maintained in a manner consistent with progressive ordinances, community pride, neighborhood integrity focused on protection of public health, well-being and enhanced livability standards for future generations.
What We Do
Investigate complaints, enforce codes/ordinances related to Kootenai County building code, property maintenance, zoning, planning, special land use, signs and permits. [Common Code Violations].
What We Don't Do - Other Agency Responsibilities
Enforce City Ordinances - Contact the specific city jurisdiction
Septic and Well Violations - Contact Panhandle Health District
Food Safety - Contact Panhandle Health District
Road Maintenance – Contact respective highway district or ITD.
Dangerous and/or Diseased Trees